Tuesday Mar 4
Spring Hope Enterprise
Candidates finish filing for elections
When the filing period ended Friday, few primary elections were necessary and some incumbents ended up unopposed, but several local matchups were set up for the fall election.
Some incumbents see challenges in Tri-County races
The U.S. Senate seat held by Sen. Kay Hagan has drawn 13 hopefuls. But in the Tri-County, races for sheriffs, county commissioners and school boards were far less crowded.
John Locke Foundation
Dispatches from the campaign trail, February 29, 2014
Stay tuned here and to Carolina Journal Online for updates after the deadline passes.
House Approves Anti-Regulatory Bills, With Eye On Elections
The House Of Representatives has approved several bills that would limit and change the way the federal government regulates businesses.
Pace of filing slows in middle of period
The second week of filing closed slower than the first, though several candidates still stepped up for the chance to represent Tri-County residents.
House GOP plots anti-reg blitz
House Republicans next week will pass a legislative package aimed at making federal regulations more transparent and less costly to the economy.
Local Tech Wire
Google to help small N.C. businesses get online
Google on Friday is kicking off its statewide program " North Carolina Get your Business Online ."
Organizing for Action advocates for minimum wage raise
A small group gathered Wednesday in downtown Raleigh to advocate for Congress to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour.